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Superman Fan Podcast is currently featuring the silver age of Superman stories found in Action Comics, Superman, Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane and World's Finest Comics.

Superman Fan Podcast is currently featuring the silver age of Superman stories found in Action Comics, Superman, Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane and World's Finest Comics.

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Superman Fan Podcast is currently featuring the silver age of Superman stories found in Action Comics, Superman, Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane and World's Finest Comics.

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Episodes

Episode #394 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1966: Action Comics #334!

8/2/2020
Download Episode 394 Part II! ACTION COMICS 334, March 1966, was published on January 18, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and, according to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics, the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by Sheldon Moldoff, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Jim Mooney as the penciller of the center image, while Curt Swan pencilled the surrounding images, with the inker possibly either George Klein or Sheldon...

Duration:01:32:40

Episode #394 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated March 1966: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #91!

7/26/2020
Download Episode 394 Part I! SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 91, March 1966, was published on January 13, 1966. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. - (4:00) Review of the artist biography, HERO GETS THE GIRL: THE LIFE AND ART OF KURT SCHAFFENBERGER by Mark Voger, with photos by Kathy Vogelsong and published by Twomorrows Publishing. - (6:30) MY PULL LIST,...

Duration:01:22:29

Episode #393: Denny O'Neil's Superman Stories!

7/12/2020
Download Episode 393! Denny O'Neil passed away on June 11, 2020. He was born on May 3, 1939. He was a comic book writer and editor who wrote for Charlton, DC and Marvel and was an editor at both Marvel and DC. When Julius Schwartz became editor of the SUPERMAN title after Mort Weisinger's retirement, he asked Denny O'Neil to become the new writer for the series. He only lasted for a year before asking editor Schwartz to take him off the title because he found it hard to relate to an...

Duration:01:29:56

Episode #392 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #63!

6/24/2020
Download Episode 392 Part IV! SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 63, February 1966, was published on December 23, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor. On the cover, Superman was drawn by Wayne Boring, while Kurt Schaffenberger drew Lana Lang and Lois Lane. - (10:17) After reading a comment from last episode, I review the book, PLANET DOONESBURY, 152 pgs., by G. B. Trudeau. - (14:05) MY PULL LIST, where I review the comic books I read which...

Duration:01:23:43

Episode #392 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: Action Comics #333!

5/28/2020
Download Episode 392 Part III! ACTION COMICS 333, February 1966, was published on December 23, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer. I remember seeing this cover in ads that appeared in some of the DC Comics I read back...

Duration:01:02:32

Episode #392 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: Superman #184!

5/20/2020
Download Episode 392 Part II! SUPERMAN 184, February 1966, was published on December 16, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. - (3:57) After sharing a comment about last episode from Halk-Kar, I review the book, THE ART AND INVENTIONS OF MAX FLEISCHER, AMERICAN ANIMATION PIONEER, by Ray Pointer, with a forward by Jerry Beck. This book was published...

Duration:01:08:39

Episode #392 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated February 1966: World's Finest Comics #155!

5/15/2020
Download Episode 392 Part 1! WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 155, February 1966, was published on December 9, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. This issue is a special one in my personal comic book collection, because it was the first comic book that I have any memory of my Dad buying for me. - (5:44) After sharing a comment posted at the end of last...

Duration:01:22:39

Episode #391 Part V: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen!

5/8/2020
Download Episode 391 Part V! SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 90, January 1966, was published on November 25, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. - (5:10) After reading a comment left at the end of last week's episode, I review the book, THE LEGION OF REGRETTABLE SUPERVILLAINS: ODDBALL CRIMINALS FROM COMIC BOOK HISTORY (253 pgs), written by John Morris...

Duration:01:21:37

Episode #391 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Action Comics #332!

5/2/2020
Download Episode 391 Part IV! ACTION COMICS 332, January 1966, was published on November 25, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics, George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. Ira Schnapp was the letterer. - (3:38) After reading a comment left at the bottom of last week's episode, I review the...

Duration:01:26:09

Episode #391 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman #183!

4/29/2020
Download Episode 391 Part III! SUPERMAN 183, January 1966, was published on November 18, 1965 It contained 80 pages for the cover price of 25¢. Because this issue contained 80 pages, it also carried the issue number of G-18. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. After reading an e-mail and comment from last week's episode, the stories covered were: - (8:39) CASE OF THE FUNNY PAPER CRIMES (13 pgs.),...

Duration:01:54:50

Episode #391 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #62!

4/14/2020
Download Episode 391 Part II! SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 62, January 1966, was published on November 11, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. The editor was Mort Weisinger, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who was also the artist for the story. - (3:25) I review HEROES & MONSTERS: THE UNOFFICIAL COMPANION TO THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN by Jess Nevins, published by Monkeybrain Books in 2003. For more information go to jessnevins.com. -...

Duration:01:15:43

Episode #391 Part I: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated January 1966: Superman #182!

6/29/2019
Download Episode 391 Part I! SUPERMAN 182, January 1966, was published on November 4, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, according to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Curt Swan and Al Plastino as penciller for the cover. It does appear that Superman's face resembled Al Plastino's art style instead of Curt Swan's. The inker was George Klein and the...

Duration:01:12:22

Episode #390 Part IV: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: World's Finest Comics #154!

6/3/2019
Download Episode 390 Part IV! WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 154, December 1965, was published on October 28, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. - (4:18) I review THE CAPED CRUSADE: BATMAN AND THE RISE OF NERD CULTURE by Glen Weldon, published by Simon & Shuster in 2016. - (8:05) THE SONS OF BATMAN AND SUPERMAN (16 pgs. divided into two eight page parts),...

Duration:01:10:16

Episode #390 Part III: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: Action Comics #331!

5/24/2019
Download Episode 390 Part III! ACTION COMICS 331, December 1965, was published on October 28, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. - (7:05) MY PULL LIST segment, where I review the comic books I received from Discount Comic Book Service, which carried the June 1965 cover date that were released during the month of April. I reviewed them in the order...

Duration:00:51:21

Episode #390 Part II: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: The Brave And The Bold #63!

5/3/2019
Download Episode 390 Part II! THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD 63, December 1965/January 1966, was published on October 21, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. George Kashdan was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by John Rosenberger, according to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics. But according to the Grand Comic Book Database, Jim Mooney was the artist. Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics credits Jim Mooney as the inker. I also share a brief history of this title, including...

Duration:01:01:11

Episode #390 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated December 1965: Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #89!

4/28/2019
Download Episode 390 Part 1! SUPERMAN'S PAL JIMMY OLSEN 89, December 1965, was published on October 14, 1965.It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein. - (3:52) I review THE LAW OF SUPERHEROES, written by James Daily, J.D. and Ryan Davidson, J.D., two practicing attorneys and comic book fans who look at the world of superheroes through the lens of our real world legal system. Gotham...

Duration:01:16:29

Episode #389 Part IV: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Action Comics #330!

4/17/2019
Download Episode 389 Part IV! ACTION COMICS 330, November 1965, was published on September 30, 1965 (three days after my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan, inked by George Klein and lettered by Ira Schnapp. It featured the Supergirl story at the back of the issue. - (3:28) MY PULL LIST featuring the comic books released during the month of March 2019, which carried the cover date of May...

Duration:00:59:46

Episode #389 Part III: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane #61!

4/4/2019
Download Episode 389 Part II! SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 61, November 1965, was published on September 23, 1965 (four days before my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was drawn by Kurt Schaffenberger, who was also the artist on both stories in this issue. The letterer was Ira Schnapp. - (8:42) SUPERMAN'S MARRIAGE MONEY (8 pgs.), written by Otto Binder and lettered by Milt Snappin. - (27:22) THE REPTILE...

Duration:01:06:59

Episode #389 Part II: Superman Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: Superman #181!

3/29/2019
Download Episode 389 Part II! SUPERMAN 181, November 1965, was published on September 16, 1965 (eleven days before my fifth birthday). It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover, featuring the issue's second and final story, was pencilled by Curt Swan and inked by George Klein, the art team for both stories in this issue. The cover was lettered by Ira Schnapp. - (5:18) THE SUPER-SCOOPS OF MORNA VINE (16 pages divided into two 8-page...

Duration:01:14:54

Episode #389 Part I: Superman Family Comic Book Cover Dated November 1965: World's Finest Comics #153!

3/21/2019
Download Episode 389 Part I! WORLD'S FINEST COMICS 153, November 1965, was published on September 9, 1965. It contained 32 pages for the cover price of 12¢. Mort Weisinger was the editor, and the cover was pencilled by Curt Swan. According to Mike's Amazing World Of DC Comics, George Klein was the inker, while the Grand Comic Book Database credits Sheldon Moldoff as the inker. This cover was lettered by Ira Schnapp. - (9:16) THE CLASH OF CAPE AND COWL (16 pgs, Part I is 9 pgs. long),...

Duration:00:51:06